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Plastic straws may be a thing of the past.
Dreamstime
June 15, 2018 - 11:44 am
McDonald's will be switching from plastic to paper straws at their UK and Ireland restaurants starting in September.
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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 13, 2018 - 9:05 am
If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, a major cable distributor would control even more channels on its lineup and those of its rivals. There are fears that it could lead to higher cable bills or hinder online alternatives.
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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 12, 2018 - 7:03 pm
U.S. District Judge Richard Leon green-lit the merger without adding major conditions to the deal. The Trump Justice Department had sued to block the $85 billion merger, arguing that it would hurt competition in cable and satellite TV and jack up costs to consumers for streaming TV and movies.
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(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
June 08, 2018 - 5:43 pm
Facebook shared personal information culled from its users' profiles with other companies after the date when executives have said the social network prevented third-party developers from gaining access to the data.
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Philadelphia Starbucks Protest
AP Photo/Ron Todt
June 08, 2018 - 4:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department on Friday announced a new policy on how to confront people accused of trespassing on private property, two months after coming under fire for arresting two black men waiting for a colleague at a Starbucks. Officers are now instructed to first...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2011 file photo, KIA Motors logo is seen on a K7 sedan at a showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags may not work in a crash. The recall apparently is related to federal investigation into air bag failures in Kia and partner Hyundai vehicles that were linked to four deaths. Vehicles covered by the recall include 2010 through 2013 Forte compact cars and 2011 through 2013 Optima midsize cars. Also covered are Optima Hybrid and Sedona minivans from 2011 and 2012.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
June 08, 2018 - 3:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags may not work in a crash. Combined with a previous recall expansion by Hyundai, the affiliated automakers are recalling nearly 1.1 million vehicles due to the problem, which has been linked to four deaths...
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Dreamstime
June 06, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Staten Island's first ever Shake Shack is scheduled to open Sunday morning at the Staten Island Mall. The location will be 3,000 sq. feet and is the first of many new restaurants to open at the mall following a renovation.
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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
June 04, 2018 - 5:03 pm
Schultz, who oversaw the transformation of Starbucks into a global chain with more than 28,000 locations, had left the CEO job at the company last year to focus on innovation and social impact projects.
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(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 29, 2018 - 5:54 pm
Stocks in the U.S. and Europe sank Tuesday following political turmoil in Italy, which stoked fears of instability in the euro bloc. Bond prices are climbing and yields are plunging, while the euro fell to its lowest level against the dollar in almost a year.
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Starbucks Anti-Bias Training
AP Photo/Scott Mayerowitz
May 29, 2018 - 3:32 pm
After the arrests of two black men in Philadelphia last month at one of its stores, the coffee chain's leaders apologized and met with the two men, but also reached out to activists and experts in bias training to put together a curriculum for its 175,000 workers.
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